Interview with Joseph Robinson

This week we present an interview with Joseph Robinson who works at Salus Wellness. Joseph, what is your specialisation and how long have you been practicing? I am an Osteopath specialising in treatment and management of chronic pain. As a keen sportsman I also hold a special interest in treatment … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Ioan Gruffudd

Continuing our Born This Day series, today we celebrate the birthday of Ioan Gruffudd, the Welsh actor best known for playing the role of Dr. Reed Richards, in the film Fantastic Four (2005) and the sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007). Ioan Gruffudd also played the role … Continue reading

Nicaragua – “Contra” to Expectations

“I love my country, but I love Nicaragua more.” This phrase was frequently heard whilst travelling throughout Central America. Prior to setting off, our knowledge of Nicaragua was pretty limited: we’d read travel guides but relied on a travel agent to ensure our itinerary included the most interesting destinations. More … Continue reading

ACL Reconstructive Surgery – Knee Destructive?

Damage of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee is one of the most common serious injuries in young athletes and, reflecting individual activity, is habitually treated surgically.  ACL reconstruction, the gold standard, requires the harvesting of a hamstring or patella tendon graft, which is used as scaffold for new … Continue reading

Training Advice for Mesomorphs

This is the best body type to be in and is characterized by the presence of broad shoulders, a small waist, thick skin and a hard body. Also a strong posture, the readiness to gain muscle and lose body fat, the mesomorph is naturally very strong. Mesomorphs have bodies are … Continue reading

Exploring The Ancient Wonders Of Athens

The ancient city of Athens was first inhabited around 7,000 years ago and has been a major city of the eastern Mediterranean ever since.  Named after the goddess Athena, Athens is still synonymous with civilization, culture and beauty. Splendour Most modern democracies can trace their roots to the ancient Greeks … Continue reading

Homeopathy & Heartburn

The common term, heartburn (medical term: pyrosis or acid indigestion) describes very well the condition. This is a a feeling of burning in the chest area, usually after or while eating. Heartburn is afflicting more and more people in the Western world. This can be due to a physical issue, … Continue reading

Take Care of Your Health in the Face of a Business Schedule

Take care of your health in the face of a business schedule Today’s hectic lifestyle is such that very few business people take (have) the time to pay attention to their health needs. In a schedule that involves commuting to and from the workplace, lengthy meetings, long periods spent at … Continue reading

Spice Up Your Diet for a bit of Extra Fat Burning!

Things are getting very exciting on the spice front! Ongoing research suggests that eating foods containing what are best known as ‘curry spices’ (cayenne, turmeric, cumin, coriander, fenugreek) may increase the body’s temperature by as much as 20 percent, meaning more calories are burned after a meal. A few small … Continue reading

Neutrinos Changing the Face of Particle Physics

Recently the world of quantum physics was thrown into chaos when scientists at CERN in Switzerland appeared to have proved that neutrinos could travel at speeds greater than light. This caused such turmoil as it disproved Einstein’s law of special relativity which, in short, states that mass increases exponentially as … Continue reading

What Kind of Singleton Are You?

Being single is something we all seem experience at some point in our lives; regardless of how we end up being alone its inevitable for most. But like most things in life being single has its ins and outs, up and downs and miss and preconceptions. We all know better … Continue reading

How is the One Night Stand Perceived?

It’s 2 am. It’s Friday night and the only thing you’ve had down your throat this evening is vodka tonics and the dirty blonde who’s name you don’t care to remember.  The bar is ready to close up soon but the two of you are not done partying.  The choice … Continue reading

The Dangers of Cloning – a Popular Myth?

The world of biology was relatively quiet and untainted, whereas other natural sciences such as physics and chemistry had suffered from some bad reputations. Nuclear physics is now associated with the tragedies of Chernobyl and Fukushima and chemistry has been associated with pesticides, dangerous drugs and horrible toxins. But the … Continue reading